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CBS
Dec 17, 2012 6:30pm EST
captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the funerals began today. two of the children killed in newtown, connecticut, on friday have been laid to rest. mourners leaving the service for six-year-old noah pozner were told to keep his memory in their hearts, but hearts are strained to breaking by the senseless loss. at makeshift memorials, parents held their children and tried to comprehend 20 first graders murdered at sandy hook elementary school along with the six staff members who tried to save them. tonight we know more about how it happened and we have a team of correspondents on this tragedy. first we'll go to jim axelrod. >> reporter: at 1:00 this afternoon, the first two funerals began: one in newtown, the other 25 miles away. this woman spoke for many. >> you shouldn't be at a six-year-old's funeral. i mean, it's a devastating event and it's heart breaking and it keeps getting more heart breaking. >> reporter: six-year-old noah pozner was eulogized as a kind, caring, slightly mischef vous boy who'd been looki
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 7:30pm EST
captioning funded by cbs and ford-- built for the road ahead. >> pelley: we don't use the word "breakthrough" often, but when you see how this pittsburgh mother of two, who is also a quadriplegic, controls this robotic arm with nothing but her thoughts, you'll agree there's no better word. >> i can move it up. and straight down. and left and right and diagonally. and i can go forward and back. >> pelley: that is just is the most astounding thing i've ever seen. can we shake hands? >> sure. >> pelley: no, really? >> yeah. >> pelley: like, come right over here. >> yes, come over here. >> pelley: okay. oh, my goodness! >> as you send us your bombs, we will send you ours. >> logan: by the time of his death, anwar al-awlaki was at the top of the u.s. terrorist kill list. >> a jihad against america is binding upon myself, just as it is binding on every other able muslim. >> logan: he had become the operational leader of al qaeda in yemen and was in the midst of planning more attacks. morten storm was one of the few people awlaki trusted. what he didn't know was that storm had become
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm EST
the other adult is. >> pelley: jim, a lot was unclear on that first day. what we were told then tended to be wrong. it turned out the shooter's mother was not a teacher at sandy hook elementary. in fact, there doesn't seem to be any recent connection between the gunman and the school at all. bob orr has pieced together what we now know of that morning. >> reporter: 20-year-old adam lanza launched his massacre at home. officials say lanza shot his mother nancy multiple times, killing her in her bed. lanza then took four guns-- legally registered to his mother-- and drove this black honda to sandy hook elementary school about five miles away. students there had finished reciting the pledge of allegiance and the building's doors had been locked. then, around 9:30 friday morning staffers in the front office heard popping noises. police say those were likely sounds of lanza shooting out the glass of one of the school doors. lanza entered the building carrying a bush master a.r.-15 assault rival with two sum automatic handguns inside the pockets of his military style cargo pants. police say
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 7:00pm PST
>> yes, come over here. >> pelley: okay. oh, my goodness! >> as you send us your bombs, we will send you ours. >> logan: by the time of his death, anwar al-awlaki was at the top of the u.s. terrorist kill list. >> a jihad against america is binding upon myself, just as it is binding on every other able muslim. >> logan: he had become the operational leader of al qaeda in yemen and was in the midst of planning more attacks. morten storm was one of the few people awlaki trusted. what he didn't know was that storm had become a double agent. >> cooper: judd apatow has become one of the most successful names in film comedy today. >> when anything happens to me that's awful, i'm just so happy that i can put it in a movie. >> cooper: apatow is highly sought after as a producer on other people's movies, like "bridesmaids." >> party! >> cooper: and he worked on "anchorman," written by will farrell and adam mckay. >> has judd apatow hurt people? oh, sure. ( laughter ) you're damn right he has. judd apatow is a monster. tick, tick, tick, tick, tick. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm leslie s
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
" with scott pelley. reporting tonight from newtown, connecticut. >> pelley: good evening. the bodies of most of the children killed this morning remain inside sandy hook elementary school tonight, along with the bodies of six adults and the gunman himself. the fire house behind me, decorated for christmas, is where terrorized parents came to find out whether their children were among the living or the dead. some of the victims were as young as five years old. president obama said today what everyone is thinking: we have been through this too many times. sandy hook is a k-4 elementary school with about 700 students. >> somebody came in to the room and shot a teacher. that's all i know. sorry. >> pelley: parents rushed to the school after getting robocalls that there had been a shooting. at 9:30 this morning police say a gunman, identified as 20-year-old adam lanza, opened fire in a kindergarten classroom where his mother was the teacher. some of her students were among the 20 children killed. in all, 26 people were killed at the school, including the school principal. the police say the gunma
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 7:00pm PST
years. >> we found one. >> pelley: in "les miserables," hugh jackman plays one of the most heroic characters in literature, jean valjean. ♪ ♪ critics are already whispering oscar for the 44-year-old actor. jackman told us that everything he's done in a wide-ranging career, has led him to this one moment. >> i know that it demands everything for me as a singer, as an actor, to pull it off. it's the role of a lifetime. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm leslie stahl. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm lara logan. >> i'm byron pitts. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." ♪ [ male announcer ] campbell's green bean casserole. it's amazing what soup can do i've been fortunate to win on golf's biggest stages. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit, even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel can help relieve pain, stiffness, and stop joint damage. because enbrel, etanercept, suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fi
CBS
Dec 16, 2012 7:00pm PST
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CBS
Nov 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
a heart attack." >> pelley: and steve hartman "on the road." after he did something unforgivable, she did something >> reporter: do you realize what regift you gave this guy? >> i do. do. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. we depend on goods shipped in from overseas. but a strike has effectively shut down the point of entry for many of those goods. the ports of los angeles and long beach, california. they are critical, because those ports handle about 39% of all the goods that arrive by ship. it came to about $200 billion worth this year. what's behind this strike? here's john blackstone in l.a. >> reporter: it began with 70 workers. now all 800 members of their union are on strike. but 10,000 other dock workers are refusing to cross the picket line. that has brought the normally busy port to a new stand still. geraldine knatz directs the port of los angeles. >> there's probably about a billion dollars worth of goods that come through this port everyday and we probably got about 900,000 or so people in
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 6:30pm EST
>> pelley: tonight, raising the stakes. the administration says it's absolutely ready to go over the fiscal cliff unless republicans agree to tax increases. reports from major garrett and chip reid. elaine quijano on a new study that could lead to a major change in treatment for breast cancer. >> recurrence is something you live with for your entire life. >> pelley: a household name in computers is wanted in a murder investigation. bob orr reports he was tracked down by the technology he lived by. and we note two milestones: an eyewitness to this moment in history has died. then anthony mason will take five to remember dave brubeck, a giant of jazz. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, they've never said it quite like this: the president's treasury secretary made it clear there is no room for compromise. republicans must accept an increase in tax rates for upper-income americans. negotiations on a budget deal haven't gone very far and there are just 27 days before that so-called fiscal cliff. that's the package of
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
>> pelley: tonight, would america go to war in syria? the u.s. is spying on the ctator's chemical weapons. there's new intelligence on that and word that syria may be losing its best ally. david martin at the pentagon, margaret brennan with hillary clinton, and elizabeth palm wer a rare look inside the war. >> reporter: in the hospital's intensive care unit, the men can't speak but their injuries do. >> pelley: today, the first state in the nation has legalized marijuana for recreational use, leaving cops and citizens with lots of questions. john blackstone clears the air. and what town has the winningest football team in the nation? wyatt andrews takes us to a community on hard times now riding high. >> one, two, three. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. whether the u.s. enters the war in syria appears to be up to the dictator bashar al-assad. on monday, david martin reported that the assad regime had given orders to prepare chemical weapons for possible use to put down the revolt that has been raging in that cou
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 6:30pm EST
>> pelley: tonight, back to school. classrooms in newtown reopen as more children are laid to rest. reports from jim axelrod and bob orr. elaine quijano with some of the first responders at the crime scene. >> i was almost wishing that it was full of injured people. i never -- nobody. >> pelley: higher taxes are coming but who should pay them? nancy cordes talks to the speaker of the house about his negotiations with the president. and elizabeth palmer in dunblane scotland, one place that knows newtown's long road to recovery all too well. >> i think out of the most tragic circumstances some good does appear. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, more parents than usual walked with their kids as the schools of newtown reopened today. when a family met the stepped-up security there wasn't a sense of fear but a sense of moving forward together. and this was our favorite image. we were going to write something about it but then we realized it speaks well enough for itself. sandy hook elementary was the one school that di
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
" with scott pelley. with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, washington left for christmas tonight with most americans facing a major tax increase in ten days. negotiations to avoid that went off the rails last night when some house republicans refused to go along with their own leadership. this evening, the president described himself as a hopeless optimist who was ready and willing to make a deal, but the speaker of the house said how we get there god only knows. we have two reports tonight. first, we'll go to major garrett at the white house. major? >> reporter: scott, tonight there is no bill written to avert the fiscal cliff. there is no road map to the drafting of that legislation. there are only hopes and aspirations-- both much smaller than the president would prefer. this is the president's own plan "b", a scaled-back bill that seeks to protect tax rates for households earning less than $250,000 and extend jobless benefits for two million americans out of work for six months or more. it's a shadow of the big deal contemplated only days ago. >> in ten days we face a deadlin
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >> pelley: children under the gun in syria's civil war. jim axelrod on new research that reveals brain damage among athletes in many sports not just football. and rumors have swirled around kate middleton. mark phillips with an announcement today from the palace. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. president obama sent a sharp warning today to bashar al-assad the syrian dictator who is fighting a rebellion by his own people. assad has not used his chemical weapons, including nerve gas, but the possibility that he might threatens to pull the united states into that middle east conflict. here's how mr. obama put it. >> i want to make it absolutely clear to assad and those under his command. the world is watching. the use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacceptable. and if you make the tragic mistake of using these weapons, there will be consequences and you will be held accountable. >> pelley: so why did the president say it today? david martin hat the pentagon has been talking to his sources. >> reporter: th
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:30pm PST
. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. whether the u.s. enters the war in syria appears to be up to the dictator bashar al-assad. on monday, david martin reported orte the assad regime had given orders to prepare chemical weapons for possible use to put down the revolt that has been raging in that country for more than a year and a half. oesident obama said the use of these weapons of mass bestruction would be totally unacceptable. well, tonight, david has new intelligence to report, and we have three stories on the breaking news in syria. we'll start with martin at the pentagon. >> reporter: u.s. intelligence so far has not detected any emgns syria is loading chemical weapons on to aircraft, but defense secretary panetta said it appears the embattled assad regime is preparing to do just that. >> there is no question that we remain very concerned, very thecerned that as the opposition advances, in particular on hemascus, that the regime might very well consider the use of chemical weapons. ing eporter: monitoring of syria
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 5:30pm PST
" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, they've never said it quite like this: the president's treasury secretary made it clear there is no room for compromise. republicans must accept an increase in tax rates for upper- income americans. negotiations on a budget deal haven't gone very far and there are just 27 days before that so- called fiscal cliff. that's the package of tax increases for most americans and budget cuts that will hit automatically unless the white house and congress find a gentler way to solve the crisis in the federal budget. here's how treasury secretary tim geithner put it on cnbc. >> is the administration prepared to go over the fiscal cliff? >> absolutely. again there is no prospect to an agreement that doesn't involve those rates going up on the top 2% of the wealthiest americans. remember, it's only 2%. >> pelley: by top 2%, he means individuals making more than $200,000 and couples taking in $250,000 or more. republicans say rates shouldn't be increased on anyone. with no agreement, going over the fiscal cliff would be painful. the automatic tax increases brea
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
, for the parents of 20 children, the unspeakably horrifying word that their kids were among the victims. >> pelley: jim, thanks very much. police have not said anything about a possible motive in this case. bob orr has been talking to his sources and has learned more. bob? >> reporter: well, scott, it's clear to us now that the gunman carefully planned his deadly attack for a very familiar target. as we reported, his mother was a kindergarten teacher at sandy hook elementary so he knew his way around the target zone. investigators believe the spree actually began earlier in the day at the home adam lanza shared with his mother. sources say she was killed there, then lanza drove to the school armed with at least three weapons. we're told he was carrying a sig sauer semiautomatic pistol and also a 9 millimeter glock handgun. he went directly to a very specific area of the school, he opened fire killing 20 kids in two nearby classrooms. we still don't know how many rounds he fired, but the handguns are capable of carrying extended magazines which can each hold up to 30 rounds of ammunition. now, also
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
what it is. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting tonight from washington. >> pelley: good evening. as bank slogans go they don't come any worse than this: the preferred financial institution of drug cartels and money launders. that is a quote today in a u.s. department of justice report about h.s.b.c. holdings, one of the largest banks in the world. to avoid criminal prosecution, h.s.b.c. admitted today that it laundered more than $800 million for mexican drug cartels and covered up illegal transactions for burma, iran, sudan, cuba, and libya. those nations were under banking sanctions because of human rights atrocities, terrorism, or, in iran's case, a nuclear program. the british bank will pay $1.9 billion to the u.s. government, the largest such fine in history. senior correspondent john miller is in new york following the story for us tonight. john? >> reporter: scott, it's a case that has everything: everything except an arrest. and that struck some as odd because in an 80-page document of court papers, the bank admits to almos
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
up on the top 2% of the wealthiest americans. ren, it's only 2%. >> pelley: by 2% he means individuals making more than $200000 and couples taking in 250,000 or more. republicans say rates shouldn't be increased on anyone. with no agreement, going over the fiscal cliff would be painful. the automatic tax increases break down like this: households making $20,000 to $4,000 would see an increase in $1,200 a year. incomes of $40,000 to $64,000 would see taxes rise $2,000 and in the $64,000 to $108,000 bracket taxes go up $3,500 a year. mr. obama and the republican speaker of the house talked this over today and here's major garrett at the white house. major? >> reporter: scott, there there is a code of silence the white house and speaker boehner's try to apply to these phone conversations, releasing as few details as possible to protect the underlying negotiations. nevertheless, cbs news has learned the following: the speaker and the president spoke before treasury secretary tkpwaoeugter in'sers.e.c.geithner's comments about going over the cliff, the conversation was described
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
. >> pelley: david, thank you. those so-called foreterrorists are actually the syrian people who rose up against the 41-year-old assad family dictatorship. it's estimated 40,000 people have been killed, mostly civilians. one reason assad has held on-- he's had the support of russia but that may be changing. in ireland today, secretary of state hillary clinton, met with the russian foreign minister. it happened at a meeting of the organization for security and cooperation in europe, known as the ocof sce, and margaret brennan is covering for us tonight. margaret. >> reporter: well, scott, officials familiar with those talks say the russians now think that bashar al-assad may not survive the war and they want to have influence in syria if his regime falls, or if he loses control of the chemical weapons inside of his country. u.s. officials are particularly concerned that those weapons could fall into the hands of an al qaeda affiliate active within syria. >> pelley: so what's coming next? >> reporter: well, it's a start to a new round of diplomacy. the russians have refused to meet for mon
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 5:30pm PST
. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, more parents than usual walked with their kids as the schools of newtown reopened today. when a family met the stepped-up security there wasn't a sense of fear but a sense of moving forward together. and this was our favorite image. we were going to write something about it but then we realized it speaks well enough for itself. sandy hook elementary was the one school that did not reopen. as you know well, 20 first graders were killed there on friday along with six staff members. the gunman also killed his mother and himself. jim axelrod is in newtown where, for some, this was a new day. >> reporter: many here hoped to find comfort in the back-to- school routine. mike morshuk planned to meet his 16-year-old daughter. >> i'll be waiting outside the car and hopefully a few friends will come over, give them a big hug and a kiss. >> reporter: sandy hook elementary is still a crime scene. today trucks moved the desks to an empty middle school in the next town where classes will resume in januar
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. president obama today promised what he called real action right now to reduce gun violence after the school massacre in newtown, connecticut. he put vice president biden in charge of a government-wide effort, but gave him only until january to recommend new laws and executive orders. mr. obama pointed to assault rifles like the one used in the sandy hook attack to access to mental health care and to what he called a culture of that glorifies violence. major garrett is at the white house for us tonight. major? >> reporter: scott, gun control has never been an obama administration priority. it is now, and the clock is ticking on vice president joe biden's gun violence task force. mr. obama wants to announce new initiatives before his state of the union address in late january. >> there's no law or set of laws that can prevent every senseless act of violence in our society. we're going to need to work on making access to mental health care at least as easy as access to a gun. we're going to need to look more closely at a cult
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. president obama dug in his heels today insisting on tax revenues for higher income earners but at a hint of compromise he said he would consider lowering tax breaks again next year. mr. obama wants to raise taxes on individuals who make more than $200,000 a year and on couples making more than $250. he said this today. the way to recovery. bill whitaker reports from california. schools close as the flu bug spreads. elaine quijano reports on where the virus is woshs and how efgtd the vaccine can be. and what city in america. >> raise revenues that are sufficient to balance with >> the issues is that we are going to have to raise revenues that are sufficient to balance with very you have to cuts that we've already made and we're going to have to see the rates on the top 2% go up and we're not going to be able to get a deal without it. >> pelley: that, the republican house speaker said in response, will never work. the republican counter offer cuts spending and raises taxes for no one and nancy cordes h
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 7:00pm EST
to me she was "so nice and kind." >> pelley: you have to love that boy. jim, thanks very much. figuring out why this happened is the hardest part of the investigation. justice correspondent bob orr has learned that the killer knew how to cover his tracks. >> reporter: the search for a motive is proving to be difficult. a computer and hard drive recovered from gunman adam lanza's home were smashed into so many small pieces the f.b.i. lab has been unable to retrieve any useful data. cyber experts are not optimistic. police are searching credit card e-mail, and phone records for lanza and his mother. investigators are also trying to reconstruct lanza's internet searches. but officials say lanza was a socially awkward recluse who had little touch with the outside world and he killed his mother nancy lanza, the one person who knew him best. law enforcement officials say over the past three years his mother bought and registered the three semiautomatic weapons lanza carried with him during his attack at the sandy hook elementary school. sources say a gun trace revealed nancy lanza bought the
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
? >> pelley: steve hartman proves that he does "on the road". >> merry christmas! captioning sponsored by cbs pelley. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. erspelley: good evening. when the supreme court alters ed icourse of the nation, names are etched in history. ralessy v. ferguson" endorsed inial segregation; "brown v. board of education" ended it in hat ation. today we learned that the next name to make civil rights history may be "hollingsworth v. willy." her court said it will hear the case which could decide whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. the case centers on a ban on 20me-sex marriage that was passed by california voters in 2008. john blackstone has our lead from san francisco. >> reporter: for five months in 2008, same-sex couples in california could marry legally. then voters passed proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage. when gay couples challenged prop 8, both the state supreme court and the federal ninth circuit court of appeals ruled that banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. many supporters of same-s
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 5:30pm PST
sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. good evening. er're about to set a weather aycord. the government told us today that this year is on track to be the warmest ever recorded. owerar this year, the degreature in the lower 48 states is averaging 57 degrees, rmich is about three degrees above normal. wd the drought will go down as the second worst drought it, topped only by the dustbowl of the 1930s. a storm moving through the midwest is bringing some much- needed precipitation. chicago is just getting its first measurable snowfall. it's the latest in the year that that has ever happened. but the storm is making a mess of travel heading into the holidays, and dean reynolds is in the middle of it. >> reporter: traffic in the ns sest and great plains simply stopped cold. stranded on interstate trucker tracy martin spoke for many. >> once you're stuck, you're stuck. it's hard to get out. >> reporter: the snow took all autumn to fall, and when it did, it was blown by 50-mile-per-hour gusts into drifts two feet deep. hofoot fell in des moi
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 5:30pm PST
evening news" orith scott pelley. ort, a ratpelley: good evening. the federal reserve decided today that the economy needs for support, and so it will hole own interest rates near 0, and keep mortgages cheap. the central bank also did something today it hasn't done illits 100-year history. it revealed its targets for aising interest rates. it said that the rates will stay near zero until unemployment falls below 6.5%. that could be three years away. the fed also said rates will stay low as long as inflation remains below 2.5%. hee idea is to give business, investors, and families a little more certainty about what to expect. and here's wyatt andrews. >> reporter: the announcement means the cost of borrowing will e ay near zero until the economy creates at least one million jobs. ategyhairman ben bernanke said the employment target is a better signal to investors and the public of just how long interest rates will stay low. >> a strategy that we believe ill help support household and business confidence and spending. >> reporter: to control interest rates, the fed plans to buy $85 ee
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
stories and more tonight at 6:00. >> thanks so much for watching. the "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is coming up next. remember, the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, the president faces a train wreck. >> nobody gets 100% of what they want. everybody's got to give a little bit. >> pelley: with big tax increases days away, republicans revolt. major garrett with s with the president. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. a moment of remembrance for newtown and the n.r.a. weighs in with its solution. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> pelley: elaine quijano and chip reid report. storms slow the holiday rush. dean reynolds on where the trouble lies. and steve hartman "on the road" finds the loss of a child has
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 6:30pm PST
,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, captioning funded by cbs and ford-- built for the road ahead. >> pelley: we don't use the word "breakthrough" often, but when you see how this pittsburgh mother of two, who is also a quadriplegic, controls this robotic arm with nothing but her thoughts, you'll agree there's no better word. >> i can move it up. and straight down. and left and right and diagonally. and i can go forward and back. >> pelley: that is just is the most astounding thing i've ever seen. can we shake hands? >> sure. >> pelley: no, really? >> yeah. >> pelley:e,
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 6:14pm EST
from the school shooting was the school nurse sally cox. she tells scott pelley on 60 minutes she heard the gunman before she actually saw him. >> all of a sudden i heard very loud popping noise. a noise that i've never ever heard before. and my first thought was, was this something with the heating system or did something fall? and i called out to the secretary. barb what is that. and she called out to me, my name. she said sally. and i could just hear like fear in her voice. >> it was something about the way barb called out your name? >> yes, yes. she just had this horrible sound of fear in her voice. that's what made me just -- because i was about ready to go to see what was going on. the popping kept going off and i just dove underneath my computer desk. the back of the desk has a small opening for like wires to come out. and i just peaked, i could see his feet and his legs from the knees down and his feet were facing in my direction. >> reporter: and i just froze with fear. and then he just -- it was just seconds and then he turned around and i could hear him walk out. i heard the
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
investigation coming up at 6:00! >> food, weather. >> thanks for watching. "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. remember, the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, preventing another newtown. >> if we are not getting right the need to keep our children safe then nothing else matters. >> pelley: the president takes on assault rifles, mental health care, and a culture of violence. major garrett at the white house. house. elaine quijano in newtown. with only days left to stop tax increases, president obama tells republicans: take the deal. nancy cordes has their resign in the death of a u.s. ambassador. margaret brennan reports. and the woman getting newtown hohools open again.
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
had -- has? maybe he'll take us for a ride. >>> scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up on the cbs evening news. >> we'll have the top stories around the world. plus, riding high thanks to a football team that just can't seem to lose. that is tonight on the cbs evening news. >> and here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall street. we'll be right back. >>> well, the brief, spring- like break that we enjoyed is over. the temperatures are back. a live look outside right now. how is the weekend shaping up? bob is in the weather center with the updated first warning forecast. we won't get back to 70 again. but it will warm up again this weekend. way above normal. looking at friday, with a lot of clouds. maybe a little rain can break out in the afternoon or evening. it will be close to 50 or low 50s, we think. by the weekend, even warmer. but a risk of scattered showers saturday. probably again sunday. 61, 55 sunday. back up to 60. and a shower or two, maybe some thunder monday before it clears out. and the temperatures back
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Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
fist are watching wjz eyewitness news. thanks for w >> pelley: tonight, raising the stakes. the administration says it's absolutely ready to go over the fiscal cliff unless republicans agree to tax increases. reports from major garrett and chip reid. elaine quijano on a new study that could lead to a major change in treatment for breast cancer. >> recurrence is something you live with for your entire life. >> pelley: a household name in computers is wanted in a murder investigation. bob orr reports he was tracked down by the technology he lived by. and we note two milestones: an eyewitness to this moment in history has died. then anthony mason will take five to remember dave brubeck, a giant of jazz. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, they've never said it quite like this: the president's treasury secretary made i
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
for watching. here,, >> pelley: tonight, back to school. classrooms in newtown reopen as more children are laid to rest. reports from jim axelrod and bob orr. elaine quijano with some of the first responders at the crime scene. >> i was almost wishing that it was full of injured people. i never -- nobody. >> pelley: higher taxes are coming but who should pay them? nancy cordes talks to the speaker of the house about his negotiations with the president. and elizabeth palmer in dunblane scotland, one place that knows newtown's long road to recovery all too well. >> i think out of the most tragic circumstances some good does appear. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, more parents than usual walked with their kids as the schools of newtown reopened today. when a family met the stepped-up security there wasn't a sense of fear but a sense of moving
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Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
news" with scott pelley coming up next. >> and remember, the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, saying goodbye, jack pinto and noah pozner, six years old. the first of 20 first graders from sandy hook school to be laid to rest. jim axelrod is in newtown, connecticut. bob orr and seth doane have new bovelopments in the investigation. ew'll hear from an eyewitness who survived. >> i can see his feet and his legs from the knees down, and his feet were facing in my direction, and i just froze with fear. >> pelley: and america's first father remembers the children we lost.
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
minutes. "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. >> and remember, the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, raising the stakes. the administration says it's absolutely ready to go over the fiscal cliff unless republicans agree to tax increases. reports from major garrett and chip reid. >> pelley: a household name in
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. >> remember, the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, would america go to war in syria? the u.s. is spying on the ictator's chemical weapons. there's new intelligence on that and word that syria may be losing its best ally. david martin at the pentagon, margaret brennan with hillary clinton, and elizabeth palmer a rare look inside the war. >> reporter: in the hospital's intensive care unit, the men can't speak but their injuries do. >> pelley: today, the first
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Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
in connecticut today all those children especially. we are about to hand it over to scott pelley for a special hour long edition of "cbs evening news." we're back at 6:30. more on today's tragedy in connecticut. the question people across the nation are asking tonight, as you watch television, you read the news, how do you begin to comprehend the unthinkable? thanks for watching us this half hour. a special hour-long "cbs evening news" is next. we'll leave you with images from a vigil held in the nation's capital. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> i don't understand how somebody could hurt innocent children. i just don't get that. what did those poor babies do to you? that's the hard part. >> there was 20 parents that were just told that their children are dead. >> it's a tragedy. it's a tragic scene. >> pelley: it is a tragedy for the nation. a gunman opened fire in a connecticut kindergarten. >> beautiful little kids between the ages of five and ten years old >> pelley: more than two dozen people are dead. the gunman's motive is still unknown. cbs news corresponde
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Dec 17, 2012 4:00am PST
the secret service published a report on school shooters. on last night's "60 minutes" scott pelley talked to the authors. they found most attackers followed a pattern for weeks or even months before they act. they called it the pathway to violence. >> how does this pathway to violence manifest itself? what is it that people can look for in a person who is on this pathway as you describe it? >> people who engaged in these attacks took a series of actions as in often selecting a particular weapon, sometimes practicing with a weapon. they thought, i'm desperate. they accepted the idea that violence might be an acceptable way to solve their problems. >> in how many cases did the shooter tell someone essentially what he was planning on doing before he did it? >> in almost all of them, the student who committed the attack, the school shooter, communicated in many instances his intent to commit the attack. >> the offense of friday struck fear into the heart of every parent who sends a child to school all across this country. i wonder what you would tell the folks at home who worry, can i send my
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, back to school. classrooms in newtown reopen as more children are laid to rest. reports from jim axelrod and bob orr. elaine quijano with some of the first responders at the crime scene. >> i was almost wishing that it was full of injured people. i never-- nobody. >> pelley: higher taxes are coming but who should pay them? nancy cordes talks to the speaker of the house about his negotiations with the president. nancy cordes talks to the speaker of the house about his negotiations with the president. and elizabeth palmer in dunblane scotland, one place that knows
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Dec 20, 2012 4:00am PST
away. scott pelley sat down with newtown school superintendent janet robinson and asked how students and teachers are moving forward. >> there is a team of counselors assigned to every school. they're with that faculty. they're with those students. we have a parent room manned by counselors at every school, we have a room for students and one for teachers. we understand people are going to react in different ways and maybe unexpectedly. when they think they're doing fine, something will trigger that emotion and they need to talk about it. >> when do you think the new school for the sandy hook kids and teachers will be opened, and when do you think they'll return to class? >> we're thinking after the holiday break, that january will be a fresh start. >> what do you think at this point is going to happen to the building at sandy hook elementary school? >> you're asking a question that i'm asking myself at 3:00 in the morning when i can't sleep. the teachers and the parents have been telling me they can never re-enter that school, that it would be just beyond them to do it. one teacher
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Dec 25, 2012 5:30pm PST
this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> axelrod: good evening. event is off. i'm jim axelrod. rnristmas is turning treacherous for large sections of the country. tonight, parts of indiana and kentucky are under a blizzard watch. roads in oklahoma and northern arkansas could soon become impassable due to whiteouts, and another storm system developing along the gulf of mexico from daxas to florida is raising the threat of tornadoes. the director of the emergency management agency in alabama says the danger is made worse now because so many drivers are holiday travelers driving in unfamiliar places. michelle miller brings us up to speed. >> reporter: a half-foot of snow caused whiteouts on roads across the texas panhandle. there were near-blizzard conditions at day break in amarillo. 250 miles east, just outside oklahoma city, a 21-vehicle pile-up on interstate 40 stopped traffic for five hours. 12 people were injured. one state over in missouri, salt trucks were busy preparing the roads for expected heavy snowfall. transportation officials mark sheldon warned holiday tr
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Dec 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> axelrod: good evening. scott's off tonight. i'm jim axelrod. a lot of holiday plans are out the window tonight due to a powerful storm system that stranded travelers on highways and at airports. it's blamed in at least six deaths. in the south, there are reports that 41 tornadoes have touched down since yesterday. one of them sheered off the front of the trinity episcopal church in mobile, alabama. luckily, no one was injured. the same system brought a blizzard to parts of the midwest, forcing the cancellation of more than 1,400 flights. tonight, it's headed to the northeast. winter storm warnings have already been posted. troy kehoe of our cbs station in indianapolis begins our coverage. troy? >> reporter: well, jim, here in bloomington, indiana, we've already seen 11.5 inches of snow so far, and it is still coming down with blizzard conditions here in the midwest. this has been a two-day storm leaving much of the country paralyzed. blinding snow with wind gusts topping 35 miles an hour have created whiteout conditions in the p
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Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
next. jeff glor in for scott pelley tonight. >> remember, the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> glor: tonight, new doubts that a fiscal cliff deal can get done. the senate majority leader compares the house speaker to a dictator as the house says it will reconvene sunday. will they get back to talks? reports from nancy cordes and major garrett. we're also facing a dairy cliff. john blackstone on why milk may soon double in price. the drilling boom in colorado it's leaving towns flush with cash but what is it leaving behind? ben tracy is there. and dean reynolds on the men who create some of the most precious gifts. all retirees? >> all retirees. and they all get paid the same. >> reporter: nothing. >> nothing. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> glor: good evening, everyone.
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Dec 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> glor: good evening, scott is off tonight. i'm jeff glor. it is the end of a holiday week, holit would appear congress is get getting started. tonight, the president said he es modestly optimistic about a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, which would mean avoiding automatic tax increases and spending cuts come january 1. the president spoke to the nation this evening after an hourlong meeting with congressional leaders at the white house. democrat and republican leaders have agreed to extend jobless benefits and some tax increases. they appear to remain deadlocked on who exactly will pay those higher taxes. wo have two reports tonight, beginning with major garrett at the white house. major, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, jeff. two things are clear tonight arat were not clear this morning: progress is real, and if a deal is reached, it will be ir smaller than any of the key players envisioned only a couple weeks ago. is this deal, if it's to be reached, will not be the so- called grand bargain with trillions of dollars of
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Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
elaborated authorities in belize. that and more at 6:00. >>> the "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. >> and remember, the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, cuts in medicare and social security. that's the republican proposal. we have new details on how ever american's finances may change. white i can't tell andrews has the breaking news. wyatt tell andrews has the breaking news. elizabeth palmer with a family under fire. >> reportet'
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Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
that and more at 6:00. >> thank you. >>> "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. >> remember the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: mr. obama explains his top condition for a deal to the way to recovery.
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Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
, oregon. the "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. remember the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, one of the biggest names in banking admits to handling the dirtiest money in the world. h.s.b.c.'s clients included drug cartels and countries that sponsored terrorism. john miller on why the bank won't be prosecuted. elaine quijano in michigan where the legislature has voted on a landmark law to reduce the power of unions. and michelle miller. in this season of giving, remembering those who gave all. >> it's got a beautiful look, really. with a nice red bow.
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